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CPL: Tom Curran and Tim David amongst TKR replacements

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Australian batter Tim David is amongst the replacement overseas players signed by the Trinbago Knight Riders for their 2023 Republic Bank Caribbean Premier League campaign. David replaces Rilee Rossouw who is no longer available for the 2023 season.

David has CPL experience having previous represented the Saint Lucia Kings at the tournament. He is however not available for the first six league games of the tournament, and will have a temporary replacement in the form of Irish international Lorcan Tucker, the wicket-keeper batter who has played more than 100 times for Ireland and has made more than 1500 runs in T20 cricket.

Also joining the Knight Riders is England international Tom Curran. He will be a temporary replacement for Noor Ahmad, who is no longer available for the 2023 season.

The Knight Riders have also confirmed that their final overseas spot will go to USA international Ali Khan who has been part of the franchise’s set up since 2017.

The full Trinbago Knight Riders squad for 2023 is below:

TRINBAGO KNIGHT RIDERS
KIERON POLLARD
ANDRE RUSSELL
SUNIL NARINE
NICHOLAS POORAN
TOM CURRAN
AKEAL HOSEIN
DWAYNE BRAVO
MARTIN GUPTILL
WAQAR SALAMKHIEL
NOOR AHMAD
TIM DAVID
JAYDEN SEALES
ALI KHAN
MARK DEYAL
CHADWICK WALTON
TERRENCE HINDS
KADEEM ALLEYNE
JADEN CARMICHAEL
LORCAN TUCKER

ABOUT THE REPUBLIC BANK CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE:

First started in 2013, the Republic Bank Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere. The broadcast and digital viewership in 2022 was 721.8million to make it one of the most watched leagues in world cricket. Jamaica Tallawahs are the current Republic Bank CPL champions, and the other competing teams are Barbados Royals, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Saint Lucia Kings and Trinbago Knight Riders. 

The 2023 tournament will run from the 16 August to 24 September. 

For further information visit www.cplt20.com

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